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FOX Business
Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm EST
algerian government for most of its information, although the united states has had drones over that plant for much of the time. so at this hour this is what we do know, that the algerian government has concluded its operations against the terrorists that the incident is ending. some north african news outlets have claimed that at least 35 captives were killed in the algerian military rescue attacks the "wall street journal" is reporting algerian government sources putting the number of casualties to be ten or perhaps 11. this is what reuters news service is reporting. thirty hostages killed when the algerian forces stormed the plant. two of them japanese, to -- a french national. the nationalities of the rest as well as those who escaped remain unclear at this hour, and those rescued. fox news, however, confirms that at least two americans are among those who escaped and are on their way out of algeria heading to london. still, as many as seven americans are reportedly missing at this hour, as i said, all of this is very fluid, and many of these numbers are going to change as we lea
FOX Business
Jan 1, 2013 12:00am EST
choose to use it by leveraging the futh, faith and cret of the e united states to gain political points but if he chooses to use the debt ceiling as a way to do entitlement reform and long-term spending cuts, that's a way, probably in february he can get that done. that might bring people along. >> congressman, i want to point out to the people watching you were one of the members of coress during your tenure, you return one million dollars unspent office funds back to the treasury. i don't know many member of congress to do that i forget you being a florida state grad. mostst of my friends are gators. >> sorry to hear about that. adam: all seriousness, congress right now, as you depart has a reputation that is at the bottom. i could use all kinds of negative adjectives to describe it. i don't need to tell you. how does congress get the respect it needs to gove back after this craziness which is still not played out, and who gets the blame for this? >> well, understand, that congress is made up of people who have won election in 435 districts. the 50 states with two senators. the
FOX Business
Jan 27, 2013 8:00pm EST
military. can you think of a reason why it should not be so in the united states military? >> no, i cannot think of any reason. and i have heard the naysayers. i no there are many out there that believe this cannot be done without compromising those standards . having served almost 38 years in an institution where i have lived and scene change throughout my career, and i can assure you, being one of the very first female officers had the opportunity to attend airborne school, and you can imagine the looks on the instructors. it was not a popular decision. but, can assure you that having that opportunity to go to airborne school. people say why you want to jump out of a perfectly good airplane? well, it was exciting. it sounded challenging. so i had the opportunity to do that, but by having that opportunity that later opened the door for me to serve in the esteemed 802nd airborne division and command there. i had the opportunity to go to jet master's cool. that is a very prestigious and demanding school. primarily male dominated. i was the only female in the class surrounded by speci
FOX Business
Jan 21, 2013 11:00am EST
election celebration. he misspoke and said, you know, i am happy to be the president of the united states or something like that. jumping the gun a little bit. officials from south carolina and new hampshire. just want to mention that. who knows what the field will look like in a couple of years. a broad overview. not looking backwards but looking forward. giving the grand vision. perhaps, mentioning some of the issues he wants to tackle. gun control, deficit reduction. as you said, waiting on the big details until the state of the union address. neil: you mentioned finding common ground. we may have gotten a hint on that when republicans said they would look at eight debt ceiling it ascension back ago, probably, three months. what do you make of that? don: they would be blamed, roundly, thoroughly if the country went into some kind of default. the strategy, as you have been reporting, has been to try to take this issue off the table and then fight the battle over spending cuts when you have a sequestration cuts scheduled to start march 1. the current resolution running the government als
FOX Business
Jan 22, 2013 7:00pm EST
united states, must shell out hundreds of billions of dollars to combat climate change, but should they tell us to spend more? here's what you posted on facebook. addy says they shouldn't tell us anything, and william writes, no, we are not the world's polluters nor the world's bankers. i like both of those comments. we also asked on our website, 1% said yes, and 99% said no. we don't need no people telling us what to do. finally, tonight, more overreaction in the wake of the tragedy at newtown, connecticut last month. yesterday, we told you about a five year old girl suspended from school talking about her hello kitty bubble gun. remember that? today, groupon, canceled all firearm offers. you can't buy a gun through groupon, but could get deals on shooting ranges and clay shooting events. officials are not saying how long the shutdown lasts, and i thought it was leg waxing and facials, but that's another example of the knee jerk reactions to the tragedy. make responsible decisions when it comes to dealing with gun violence. that's my two cents more. that's all for tonight's "willi
FOX Business
Jan 1, 2013 7:00pm EST
abouted day which the united states will no longer be a superpower but so-called first among equals. they project the date is somewhere around 2030. your thoughts and reckoning on the date and whether or not you agree with that, if you will, not decline, ascension of other powers? >> right. i certainly think that since the financial crisis back in 2007 and 2008, there has been a tendency to write us down, if you will. you think many of those assessments have been unduly pessimistic. i think even down right wrong at times. we're still the most powerful economy in the world. there is still have most powerful military. demographic i canly we're quite a healthy nation. we are the third most populous nation in the world and we will be even out to 2050. so the notion that somehow we're going to be eclipsed from the scene, i think is completely wrong. there is some truth to the statement that the economic and demographic center of gravity in the world is shifting towards asia. but it is shifting towards asia away from europe if you will. and not away from the united states. and i think tha
FOX Business
Jan 23, 2013 3:00pm EST
the united states like what is happening in crushing? >> yes. we held a $95 a line and it seems overall be w. t. i fundamental seems strong and the u.s. economy is picking up. it does seem that spread will narrow long term with wti appreciating. cheryl: let me bring in caddy weisberg and bring up correction. you can't help but after the last five years what we have been through the back to 2008 you will. you did begin to get nervous when you see these markets trend higher day after day after day. >> no question, i agree with you. we are probably overbought if not way overbought short term but clearly the momentum, the minds of least resistance are on the upside and we continue to climb, we are in the sweet spot of earnings, fourth quarter earnings. on balance coming in pretty good, excellent earnings last night from ibm and google, high tech and in the case of ibm, multinational company and if you go back and look at g e's earnings which is a stock we own and we talk about proxy for a global economy those earnings were terrific and the growth was coming from all the areas, peopl
FOX Business
Jan 20, 2013 8:00pm EST
soldiers in afghanistan. the statate department flatly denying the request. >> the united states does not negotiate with terrorists said. >> all say it again. the united states does not negotiate with terrorists. >> we do not negotiate with terrorists. we are obviously in consultations. lou: the problem with that statement is that this government has negotiated with terrorists. our government has been engaged in talks with the taliban and afghanistan since early 2009. the same group that has been a safe haven in the immediate aftermath of september 11th. documents found in the abbottabad compound the lion was killed proving a close working relationship between the two. the same group that is also responsible for a large portion of the 2200 american soldiers killed in afghanistan since 2001. not to mention the palestinian liberation organization the designation changed after we helped negotiate the deal. meanwhile, secretary of state hillary clinton chose her words carefully, while suggesting that the algerian government could use a hand in the battle in that region. >> it is absolutel
FOX Business
Jan 28, 2013 6:00pm EST
immigrants in the united states is actually a fast-track umc. what more can we have chris stirewalt,. >> welcome as always, it's in the details. that's what counts. in 2,702,000 page bill. it just tells me that that is a very convenient pretext. gerri: we will have a lot of debate on us. taking a look at this list, you have to verify everything that happens. enforce new hiring procedures, a farm worker program and better tracking of defense. will the president accept this? he is announcing his plan tomorrow, or will he insist on his own list of priorities when it comes to immigration? >> what we will see is right now this is, as you pointed out, critics on the right are saying amnesty. which of course, it is amnesty. we are talking by the way, about a way to not get these folks to be illegal anymore. >> the definition of amnesty is a part and without any penalty. these folks will have to go through a background check. let's think of the crime. they crossed the border without documents. they haven't destroyed property, they haven't hurt people. they have been working. if sony wants t
FOX Business
Jan 10, 2013 10:00pm EST
president. you know how many votes as budget proposal got the united states house and senate? the same number that my daughter's budget proposal. so i am concerned over the fact that he cannot draft a budget. if he is willing to unveil the most closely guarded national secret that we have, which is president obama's and i will be happy to give him a listen. i am more troubled about mr. mr. lew's ability to garner a single vote on capitol hill of. lou: already reminding us of lew's new seat. >> it didn't take long. lou: congressman, we appreciate you being here. congressman trey gowdy. we will have much more on the gun-control debate throughout this broadcast. president obama was against them before he was for them and now he has made the bush tax cuts permanent. or at least 90% of us. but the white house has gone silent on the middle-class tax hikes. that's tonight's "chalk talk." and obama and the constitution. the second amendment is under assault. will the president get away with it? peter johnson joins us lou: we continue our look on the white house assault on the second amend
FOX Business
Jan 21, 2013 11:00pm EST
macbook and the president of the united stat plans on the politics of confrontation and conflict with republicans. and not conciliation with consensus. neil: what you make about the markets? being concerned are anxious, we are beginning to see some futures market trading. i don't want to take too much away from asian trading. there are avariety of factors. if the president would've done something that would spook them, they would've sold off, but instead they have sold off on a incredible mark advance. what do you make of their take on what the president is doing? >> i think they are responding to what the fed has been doing. there has been some good news. i will say that you mentioned medicare and medicaid and social security. specific programs in the speech. that tells me that he's not going in there to chop these things. the republicans are not going to give him any more tax increases. i don't think we're going to get a big deal with the president saying that he do this with medicare and medicaid and social security. and republicans coming aboard with tax hikes. neil: i think you a
FOX Business
Jan 11, 2013 11:00am EST
. that usually means they have fails the clients. they saw strength here in the united states. the new plan is working. best buy and unusual winner today. i also want to take a look at the bond market. the dow jones up about three points right now. the sectors that are showing strength are staples, energy and technology. back to you. connell: thank you. dagen: the controversial topic of video games and nonviolence. so the government regulate this industry? connell: the chief executive officer of apple says china will some day be his company's biggest arc appeared we will talk or about that as well. speaking of going global, look at some of the currencies around the world. we will be right back. ♪ [ malennouncer ] at scottrade, we believe the more you know, the better you trade. so we have ongoing webinars and interactive learning, plus, in-branch seminars at over 500 locations, where our dedicated support teams help you know more so your money can do more. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. our teams have the information you want when you need it. it
FOX Business
Jan 13, 2013 2:30am EST
. united therapeutics. >> what are they. >> pills for people who don't take care of themselves. >> it is a volatile and it es up and down faster than evil knevil on a motorcycle. it has a good balance with 10 percent and i like that. >> i like of the reference of evil knevil. thanks for watching. number one bsi block continues with cheryl casoney and cashin. >> bosses be wear. employees may get the green light to bash there arecompany on social media sights. the same law protects them and workers the workers and take on colleagues on twitter. some say it is about boosting big labor. are they right? i am cheryl casewn and welcome to cashin in . joining us this week marjorie christon and welcome to all of you. johnathon i will start with you. is this about protecting the workers or padding union numbers? >> it is shocking, cheryl. it is union-led government force that is tremendoly destructive to businesses. i mean, whose company is it anyway? the owners or the governments? of course, it is the owners and only the owner decides who works there. you have no right to a job let alone one t
FOX Business
Jan 20, 2013 2:30am EST
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FOX Business
Jan 12, 2013 10:00am EST
checks were 2.7 billion and 19 million during 2012. the united -- white house wants to eliminate background checks and restrict high-capacity magazines. >> i agree with the large capacity magazines. >> over the last 20 days the nra says one of a dozen people joined out of fear of new debt restrictions. they suspect of four-point to million membership will balloon up to 5 million. and they have declared dead national debt appreciation day for people to rally with signs that say hands off my guns. guns rates groups active donating over $20 million to causes. gun-control -- contributed less than any time in 20 years. $4,000 total. the white house tries to level the playing field by tapping richest -- religious leaders, community leaders and teachers for a town hall rally like the campaign. mayor bloomberg reports 500 on negative board in thousand members since the attack on connecticut including another whose daughter was killed two years ago. >> when we find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby ? >> debbie deferreds was a primary attack and nearly killed. she has established a
FOX Business
Jan 13, 2013 2:00am EST
, republicans picked up another state and now 30 republican governors in the united states. >> yeah, that point is lost on a lot of pundits and we are seeing the yawning gap tweep the blue cough, cough state that is voted for alabama like illinois and california that are not it is a wonderful experiment and i hope in 2014 people take note. >> rick, do you fee lonely on the state level. >> no, it is a remarkable gerrymandering that is the result of it. >> you don't think the public willingness elected republican governors? >> one and half million cast for democrats in congress than republicans . guess why republicans control the house because of gerrymandering. >>> and they also control house of congress but the state level people seem to be for more fiscal responsibility. >> yes, they do. you saw it in early wisconsin and scott walker faced down a recall successfully. people like success . you can see it in michigan and wisconsin and other states, yes, when they see good fiscal responsibility they respond positively. >> john, a lot of people in the state level, switching from a income tax to a
FOX Business
Jan 13, 2013 8:00am EST
, whether this sounds fair or not fair, here are the facts that the top 20% earners in the united states, not the 50% who don't pay any taxes, by the way. but top 20% we look at and measure for discretionary spending because that's the margin, the spending and certainly, gary is right that we will have a reduction, but look it, we've made it out of the depression and we made it out of the 1980's, we didn't cut payroll tax, we didn't come up with some deal. i say man up a little bit here. we've made it, this was temporary, everybody knew it was temporary and the higher income pple are staying at a spending level that will keep us going. >> brenda: and walker, people have less. they spend less. so, businesses make less. is that going to hurt hiring? >> i think it's going to hurt jobs, brenda. i think when you're talking about, this is really a bait and switch on the middle class in terms of what their expectations were from a policy standpoint, with the changes that were made in this, in, to the payroll tax holiday and that they're actually payingn extra 2% matters when you're makin
FOX Business
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm EST
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FOX Business
Jan 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
contained a section stating that the validity of the public and the united states shall not be questioned. at best interpret those words to be authorization for the president to act on his own is to say the least eight tortured reasoning. and as a matter of law, the federal borrowing limit is set by congressional approval. the white house, not as adventurous as the democrats in congress to send that letter. the white house unwilling to take on more than one constitutional amendment and challenge at a time. white house spokesman jay carney today. >> the proposition on the 14th amendment has not changed. let's be clear. congress has the responsibility and the sole authority to raise the debt ceiling. congress must do its job. lou: the administration does appear willing to go around congress to enact at least some gun-control measures. we will be debating tonight the administration's efforts to broaden and control in this country, talking with former birdie campaign president richard a. bourne in constitutional law professor david. vice-president joe biden today met with victims a
FOX Business
Dec 31, 2012 9:00pm EST
national security former united nations ambassador john bolton joins me now. welcome bac to the show. great to have you here. what do you see as the impact of these cuts? sequestration on the defense spending. >> these $500 billion in cuts in sequestration will bring on top of something very close to a trillion dollars of defense cuts the first obama term. the extra cuts really go well beyond muscle. we are into bone. defense secretary panetta has made that clear. in the president's own defense secretary saying that our fense capabilities are being cu unacceptably, you know that is bad. and let me just say, this is not a matter of ben counting. this goes to the ability of america tosustain the international order that our economy rests on. you're not going to have sustained prosperity in the united states if the united states can provide whatever minimal order there is in the world today. that's the direction we're heading in. gerri: what's going to happen as a practical matter, los, peop, a machine. what will get cut? >> if the sequestration goes through over the long term, obviousl
FOX Business
Jan 8, 2013 10:00pm EST
. ♪ lou: good evening. the united states tonight is in the midst of the earliest and strongest clues season in a decade, and one that could turn out to be a emptied of among the deadliest. the centers for disease control reports that 7 percent of all deaths in this country in the last week of 2012 were flu-related. the epidemic rages across the entire country, and the cdc is reporting now that they have classified 41 states as having what they call widespread flu activity. more than 2200 people hospitalized, 18 children, 23 adolescents, sadly have died nationwide. the percentage of people seeing their health care provider for flu-like symptoms has climbed sharply. from just under 3% the almost 6%, doubling in the last four weeks. last year's relatively mild season peaked. experts are calling this year's flu strikingly similar to the severe strain of 2003 and for resulting in more than 40,000 from related deaths. this season is just getting started. according to the cdc, increased selectivity could continue for up to two more months, persisting much as the h1 in one or swine flu pande
FOX Business
Jan 14, 2013 11:00am EST
company by 5 million units due to the 30% production cut already being reported in asia. the company reporting sales of 45 million iphones for the december quarter, issuing a report today saying hold fast, hold steady, they are not changing their reports, expecting the december quarter to be strong and the march quarter to be weak. the stock according to ubs, quote, appears to be in a battle between peak growth and margins and a low valuation. the company still expects a strong earnings report, seeing limited down side and still maintains its $700 price target on the shares. again, that may be the reason we're seeing a little bit of a dip, but not a much bigger reaction on wall street today. most of the street sort of folding that in already. according to ubs. guys? connell: thanks. let's go to a chief investment strategist at raymond james who is with us now from st. petersburg florida. one of the things if you look at the stock chart, is that over and over here it continues to find support around the $500 level. it is at 506 and change today. what do you make of that? >> i
FOX Business
Jan 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
. the president of the united states said he was going to drive us off the edge of the world. neil: to be playing it fair, he has been playing it more cleverly than the republicans. >> you are comparing the fiscal cliff where the president had all the power. >> i am comparing 2011 and the way he played an extended all the bush rates. perhaps he feels cocky. i feel like noster dominus. >> now that his job is secure, he is raising taxes. neil: democrats seem to say that we are to put you put you in another boxer and if it were up we are going with a. >> two things the sequester, which isn't on $1.2 trillion cut in the budget is not -- [talking over each other] [talking over each other] >> remember that timothy geithner said that the debt ceiling was january 31. just trying to mesh that with the fiscal cliff. and the republicans said no, separate issue. it is also a separate issue from the sequester. and what the republicans have said and what they told the president to a year and a half ago. the president lost, but likins won on the question of if we wanted to raise the debt ceiling
FOX Business
Jan 24, 2013 9:20am EST
very first style of silver dollar made for the united states. it's a way for the country to announce its independence and own identity. stuart: ladies and gentlemen, now he's got some passion, look at him go, all right. 2 million bucks and was it, was that coin held by george washington? >> very possibly. stuart: in good shape. >> it's the finest note. the very, very top condition. this is like the finest of the first of the most exciting historical pieces that you could have for a numismatic item. this is something that someone will buy for millions of dollars and they will hold it for years, it's not a short-term thing, but then someone else will come along as the economy declines and the dollars have less purchasing power and look at this to store their wealth. stuart: you don't get a piece of that if it sells for 2.2 million? you're not on commission. >> no. also a nickel for sale in another company in april expected to bring 2 or 3 million dollars as well. this is what we do is cover this news of all of these different historical monetary items that people, collectors and invest
FOX Business
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm EST
that debt is held in the united states so it's not a question of just having to pay taxes in order to pay the american holders of that debt. about half the debt is now held outside the united states. chinese, middle east, others. we're going to have to raise taxes in the u.s., produce goods and services in the u.s., and ship them to the chinese, to the middle east, and others. the bigger the debt is, the more of that we're going to have to do, so it's a serious problem, and it also means that things could get out of -- really out of whack as they have in europe if suddenly foreigners or others just don't want to go on holding that debt. melissa: do you think that happens? there's a lot of people that say, you know, they don't want to stop buying our debt because we're the best game in town no matter how bad it gets, but that would be the tipping point when they come in and don't buy our debt. people say that would never happen. you honestly believe that would happen? >> it certainly could. it's not that they wouldn't buy it. it's that the interest rates require them to hold it would b
FOX Business
Jan 13, 2013 8:30am EST
. >> united health care winner 20% end of the year. >> brenda: stephan, bull or bear. >> bear. >> brenda: gary b, your prediction. >> like ford, hiring like crazy and think the stock is going to take off up 50%. >> brenda: jonas bull or bear. >> bear. >> brenda: your prediction. >> i was watching videos of the driverless cars going through things and japanese find the cracken, good for the japanese stock market. toby, bull or bear. >> the only squid that bleeds red ink, jonas, okay. >> brenda: neil, you're next. >> neil: well, if d.c.'s money watch dog gets it, and this gal gets it, then why can't lawmakers just get with it? how everyone, i'm neil cavuto and call her the money honey. who would have thought that honey boo boo would have phenomenal advice for washington. do you know her mom is stashing away all of her kids cash in an untouchae trust fund until they turn 21. now from the honey to the hills, where the cbo is hearing a lot of oh no's on the way to the latest spending plan to cut spending which isn't cutting anything. reduced spending for nonagencies, annually and you could sa
FOX Business
Jan 4, 2013 11:00am EST
. i agree with gerri. they should not be acceptable in the united states of america. we should not be accepting these lame unemployment numbers. connell: the biggest story is obviously rex ryan and his questionable tattoo. good morning, everybody. i am connell mcshane. where are the spending cuts? now, the president may want to pull the rug out from under them. we will tell you who has the leverage. we are all expected to get something less in our paycheck. how much the government takes is the question. cash only. the vatican is not in line with new regulations. the pope can only accept your cash donations. the actor patrick dempsey's new business is coffee. he is taking on starbucks. all of that is going on today. plus, it is a jobs friday. we start off with nicole petallides. nicole: not too far off the unchanged line. it is just not good enough. americans are still waiting for jobs. the nasdaq and the dow pulling back a little bit. today lulu lemon is down. at the same time, they upgraded under armour. what is interesting, though, when i was looking out lulu women, over 52 weeks
FOX Business
Jan 9, 2013 9:20am EST
17 injured. no word on the cause that have ferry accident. the united states on track to have its fifth straight trillion dollar sit for the fiscal year 2013. the congressional budget office reports we ran up 293 billion dollar deficit in the first three months of the fiscal year. and speaker john boehner says, president obama admitted during a closed door meeting, that quote, we do not have a spending problem. joining us now is the man who got that quote, steve moore, from the wall street journal, i think that was the most important interview so far this year. you got it out there, that the president says no spending cuts, even as we approach this debt ceiling debate. i think that really sets the tone for the rest of the year and the rest of the administration, does it not? >> yeah, it really does, stuart. and you know, when speaker boyner told me thboyne boyne-- boehner told me that, my jaw dropped, i think your jaw dropped probably when you heard it, too, because if the president says we don't have a spending problem, what's the first stage of recovery from addiction, you have
FOX Business
Jan 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
makes it through the nomination process? >> this is an easy question. feeling the united states, respecting any decision by the president and congress. we expect our friends out of the israeli position. ashley: can we bring in liz claman? in las vegas at the consumer electronic show. take it away. liz: thank you for joining us. a lot of israeli companies, israel is a very fertile area for the entrepreneur. that is why companies like yahoo and intel and microsoft advanced micro devices go in and set up shop because israel is an opportunity. but he has spoken about how inflation is so unbelievably high, the taxes are very high. what are you going to do as finance minister to really make it a better and more conducive atmosphere for the entrepreneur in israel? >> 1.4%, this was the index. as mentioned before, the economy is still growing and relatively good speed, it was mainly, mainly due to increasing investments in the economy in israel since the beginning of 2010 investment was close to 24%. helping us create many, many new jobs and to overcome the global crisis relatively in g
FOX Business
Jan 5, 2013 2:00am EST
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FOX Business
Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm EST
quarter earnings estimates, led by soaring revenues from its investment banking and trading units. shares hit their highest price since august of 2011. >>> rising investor optimism sucked the wind out of the vix, also known as the fear index. it hit its lowest level since june 1st of 2007. >>> all right we kick off today's show with a bold idea from nebraska's governor dave heineman. he wants to completely eliminate both the corporate and individual income taxes in his state. he is not the first person to ever suggest this of course. but here's why it is different. he thinks he can do it without raising other tax rates. joining me now, the man with the plan, governor dave heineman. great to have you back on the show. governor, thanks for joining us. >> i'm delighted to be with you this afternoon. it is about the money. melissa: it is about the money, that's right. so why do you want to do this and how do you think you can get it done? >> well, we want to do it because we want to create more jobs in nebraska. we want to create higher paying careers. in order to be more competitive,
FOX Business
Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
too help the federal government to lock up all people comes into cur country of the united states thousands of them, and i am the bad guy, so, i look forward to see what happens, at the white house. in congress, i have been saying it for years, you know if youment to do something, face the issue. but why now? we know why now. >> i read where you said you were pleased that federal government is working on a bipartisan effort. but you had question marks, tracking visas, is this realistic? >> they can't even track guys coming into our country, we've arrested people 16 time they come across, they can't track them. as far as making the border secure, i was a regional director of mexico city, and south america, texas, arizona, with u.s. drug enforcement, you will never secure the border completely, we've been fighting the drug problem at that border for how many years ? 50, 60 years? what is this a cop-out, say we'll secure the border first then address the issue. come on that is not doing happen, i don't know. there is pathway to citizenship, that is what this is about. chip away a lit
FOX Business
Jan 12, 2013 5:00am EST
, defensive tackles, quarterbacks and cornerbacks are all working with united way. for a million little reasons. the kids of our communities. to ensure their academic success, all the way to graduation day. it takes about 12 years to create a graduate. it takes the same time to create a dropout. and the difference between a kid becoming one or the other could be professional athlete. or it could be you. studies show, the earlier we get to kids, the better their chances. so become a united way volunteer reader, tutor or mentor. make a difference in the life of a child. for the life of that child. give. advocate. volunteer. live. united. join your favorite nfl players. take the pledge. go to unitedway.org. ♪ gerri: much-needed relief may be on the way for residents of louisiana. governor bobby general says he wants to eliminate all state, personal, and corporate income tax does. the plan is to make louisiana more business friendly. no better way than to drop taxes it could be in response to the neighbor taxes which has had no income tax for years. they rely on a windfall from the rich e
FOX Business
Jan 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
people argue that companies that put their headquarters outside the united states are ripping off the taxpayer. that's because our tax rates are so i. amonother reasons as we spend so much money and wasted on programs like sending these jobs elsewhere. this is to protect child labor, help unions. it's just ridiculous. neil: what i've long admired by you and your group and what you have done as president of citizens the, you put a magnifying glass on this. my only advice to you my friend is get a bigger magnifying glass because now it's ouof control. out of control. >> absolutely. looking just at job training programs, 47 of them in the federal government. we spend 18 billion per year, and only five of them have an impact study which means that if someone gets a job and is enrolled in that program no one has any idea why that person got that job. less than half, the performance review. the unemployment for disabled people, that kind of help is also duplicative. even when the government wants to elp people, they fall over themselves creating new programs to solve the problem, and that's
FOX Business
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm EST
united states and canada and england and france would make negotiations began. that is why algeria did not communicate with any of its normal partners. that is why the decided to move without coordination or even in forming the and states and other countries what they were planning. melissa: they knew what they wanted to do and did not want outside input. >> exactly. melissa: what is the larger lesson? we are show about , and focused on this oil installation. of course, the toll to human life is unspeakable. we are looking at the business installation three does this say that oil installation in algeria is unsafe? is it only algeria? is a round the world? would you look for this much more aggressive hostile attack? >> as we know, security at every facility like this all over north africa has been stepped up dramatically. nonessential workers a been withdrawn. i know think that anybody thought that this was a vulnerable facility. and what it says is that al qaeda units and al qaeda affiliated units are out there and able to cross the great boundaries and distances and carry out stri
FOX Business
Jan 30, 2013 10:00pm EST
. lori: meanwhile, in the murder capital of the united states, the city with some of the strictest gun laws in the nation among the mayor is again practicing chicago are mending intimidation politics. asking several mutual funds to blacklist and manufacturers who do not go along with a left-wing attack on the second amendment. his statement reading, just like the banks and pension funds, i believe that these mutual funds can exert an enormous amount of influence by taking a stand against the manufacturers that continued to refuse to support common sense reforms like required background checks and an assault weapons ban. the mayor had previously persuaded a chicago pension fund to divest from companies that make firearms and attempted to enlist bank of america in again control campaign. for more on today's debt control hearings on capitol hill let's go to fox news chief congressional correspondent. >> reporter: some six weeks after the need to a connecticut school shooting congress began to examine the issue of gun violence. the high-profile victim of a 2011 attack in tucson, ariz. made
FOX Business
Jan 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
only here in the state of illinois, but of course in the united states. and the fears are now more than they ever have been. gerri: essentially we are talking about the president having a working group. we don't really know what they are yet, although we have said universal background checks for all gun buyers, mental health examinations and tougher penalties for those carrying firearms near schools. that is what the white house is talking about. a lot of people don't like this. tell me, what are you afraid of? what do you think this is bringing on for you? >> well, you know, the main thing is it is all speculation. what it is doing is clearing out and on the surface that may seem good for business. but the problem is our distributors and the people that we actually purchase our weapons from for our customers -- they are holding back amongst everything. you know, the whole gun industry just in general is out of whack. everything is out of whack. gerri: you told our producers that you are afraid that your store might go out of business if there are big restrictions on gun sales. is
FOX Business
Jan 1, 2013 1:00pm EST
and settlement houses across the united states. they copied each ther it was not located through department of hhs but they raise their own money. this process can still go on. we can encourage it. >> now with a sophisticated website you can see where the money goes? >> you have better indicators. not just how the money is spent but the results. john: there are these rating agencies, better business varo, they just say 95 percent goes to the program but it could be stupid. >> yes. the bigger the organizatn the mark the economies of scale. and the smarter the person the better they can llocate expenses. and then look at the budget. now look at the social impact exchange it is call social impact 100 looking at education and, health, poverty, to find the best organization. >> your group is on their list? >> you had to be nominated. you could not apply. will get the results. >> as people talk about it. they would say we have a goal. even that modest pretense sets them apart from those that have a good cause. >> who gives more to charity? conservatives or liberals? conservatives warti
FOX Business
Jan 10, 2013 8:00pm EST
is ahead of the united states. the index measures things like regulations in markets and the size of the government. all of that. we came in 10th. now, temp wasn't really bad for miss alabama. there were nine women prettier than her in the miss usa pageant. i don't know how that happened, but that is not good for america. it's good to see you, bob. happy new year. what do you think? >> when you think about the economic and political realities of the united states, it's probably not a surprise. regulatory environments, economic income, wealth distribution, absence of growth, all of this is just not great news for economic freedom. >> is used to be the place for capital growth. we are increasingly dropping this and it is a common thing. should we be worried? is that the world saying that we have other more promising spots? >> it is a worry. you have to be concerned. can you reverse this? what are the causes? i think we have to focus the attention on can we compete and can we make the sacrifices. >> are you optimistic we can do this? >> it's just not a pretty deal. it's income distribut
FOX Business
Jan 2, 2013 11:00am EST
for every natural calamities that happened in the united states of america? it is we are going to change the constitution because the constitution does not authorize it. it has been in the past so i understand the argument. i have friends and relatives who suffered with sandy. i myself, my farm in new jersey suffered with sandy but when the government decides to give away tens of billions of dollars and to make it more palatable to those who represent people in district other than once hit by sandy, more important to, we are back to where we started. spending money we don't have. having no discipline. operating the government outside the confines of the constitution. republicans who voted in favor of this last night gave a green light to that kind of behavior. sandy is a unique and discrete issue that involves a matter of life and death. letting the president spend money that he doesn't have, raising taxes and getting spending concessions from him in return is another issue, one that will devour us in the future. connell: the next round on this if you had to predict, how do you th
FOX Business
Jan 17, 2013 11:00am EST
. united technologies makes the plane auxiliary power unit. no questions have been raised about the engines themselves. general electric is the supplier there. connell: four years, rob, this had been a play that we had talked about because it was being delayed. one plane after another. what do you make of this? >> new air planes always have problems. [talking over each other] connell: i want to ask you a little bit about that technology. you hear this is the future of aviation. everyone will go down this road. what do you know about those batteries and, well, any risks that may be associated with them? >> lithium ion batteries are lighter. that is one of the reasons they are in the airplanes these days. weight is always an issue on any kind of aircraft system anywhere. i mean, they can save 20 pounds here, 40 pounds there and they will do it. what they are also finding out is there are some anomalies with these batteries. that is what we have seen in laptops that have overheated. connell: when this all gets resolved in whatever way it does and, you know, we assumed the plane will get approv
FOX Business
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am EST
here in the united states. the fed will probably be conservative. guys, there is somewhat of an expectation for a short-term selloff following the fed's announcement this afternoon. we shall see. the markets certainly argue rob. dagen: thank you, sandra smith. connell: reporting to an all-time high. dagen: dennis and cheryl are coming up next. ♪ nts trade and invest their own way. with scottrade's smart text, i can quickly understand my charts, and spend more time trading. their quick trade bar lets my account follow me online so i can react in real-time. plus, my local scottrade office is there to help. because they know i don't trade like everybody. i trade like me. i'm with scottrade. (announcer) scottrade. voted "best investment services company." all stations come over to mithis is for real this time. step seven point two one two. rify and lock. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. standing by for capture. the most innovative software on the planet... dragon is captured. is connecting today's leading companies to places beyond it. siemens. answers. >> announc
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